Apple TV is a tiny entertainment powerhouse that plays the content you love from iTunes, YouTube and sporting leagues, on your widescreen TV. In up to 1080p HD. Just plug it in and discover a whole world of movies, TV shows, photos, music and more.
You're gonna need a better couch.
Big-time entertainment. One small box.
Movies, TV shows, music, photos
and more. All on your widescreen TV.
Apple TV gives you round-the-clock access to endless entertainment. HD movies and TV shows from iTunes - some in stunning 1080p - play through Apple TV on your HDTV, and music and photos stream from your computer. You just click and watch. With AirPlay, it's simple to play content from your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch on your TV.1 And the Apple TV interface makes it easy to find whatever you're in the mood for.
Learn more about what's on Apple TV
Enjoy content from your iOS devices on your HDTV.
Give your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch some airtime.
With AirPlay, you can wirelessly stream content from your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch to your widescreen TV via Apple TV.1 So if you want to watch a movie stored on one of your devices, you don't need to rent it again to watch it on the best screen in the house. You can also stream home movies, photos, or videos from websites and AirPlay-enabled apps. And with AirPlay Mirroring, you can display the screen of your iPad or iPhone 4S on your HDTV.2 So when you tap, swipe, pinch or play something, it shows up on the big screen - ideal for sharing entertainment with friends or showing off your gaming skills (or lack thereof) .
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Your stuff lives here. So you can play it anywhere.
Store it in iCloud. Watch it on Apple TV.
With iCloud, you can buy movies and TV shows on Apple TV and watch them on your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac or PC. And vice versa.3 iCloud also stores your photos and pushes them wirelessly to all your devices4 - including your HDTV via Apple TV. It's the easiest way to get instant access to your content - no matter which device you're using.
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If you're an iTunes Match subscriber, you can access your entire music collection from iCloud - including songs you've imported from CDs - straight from your Apple TV. Play your whole collection on Apple TV or any iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or computer for just A$34.99 a year.5 iTunes Match has an amazing scan-and-match feature: all the songs in your iTunes library are scanned and then matched with those available on the iTunes Store. Matched songs are instantly added to iCloud - no uploading needed. Any remaining songs are automatically uploaded from your computer to iCloud.
Uploading all the photos from a summer holiday or a big event is as easy as doing nothing at all. With Photo Stream in iCloud, your most recent 1000 photos automatically appear on all your devices - including Apple TV - no matter which device you used to take the picture. No syncing. No sending. Your photos are just there on your HDTV. For you, and everyone, to enjoy.
Size and Weight
Height: 23 mm (0.9 inch)
Width: 98 mm (3.9 inches)
Depth: 98 mm (3.9 inches)
Weight: 0.27 kg (0.6 pounds) 1
In the Box
Wi-Fi (802.11a, b, g or n) wireless network (wireless video streaming requires 802.11a, g or n) or 10/100BASE-T Ethernet network
iTunes Store account for renting movies and buying TV shows
For streaming media from a Mac or PC: iTunes 10.6 or later; iTunes Store account for Home Sharing
MLB.TV subscription is required to watch live and archived games
NHL GameCenter LIVETM subscription is required to watch live and archived games
Ports and Interfaces
Operating temperature: 0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)
Storage temperature: -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
Maximum operating altitude: 3000 metres (10000 feet)
H. 264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High or Main Profile level 4.0 or lower, Baseline profile level 3.0 or lower with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in . m4v, . mp4 and . mov file formats
MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in . m4v, . mp4 and . mov file formats
Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in . avi file format
HE-AAC (V1) , AAC (16 to 320 Kbps) , protected AAC (from iTunes Store) , MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps) , MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3 and 4) , Apple Lossless, AIFF and WAV; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through
Compatible with high-definition TVs with HDMI and capable of 1080p or 720p at 60/50Hz2, including popular models from these manufacturers: Hitachi, JVC, LG, Mitsubishi, NEC, Panasonic, Philips, Pioneer, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Toshiba, Vizio and Westinghouse